Southern Arkansas University To Host A Regional Science Fair Friday, March 8
Southern Arkansas University will host the Annual Southwest Arkansas Regional Science Fair on Friday, March 8, 2019.
Dr. Scott White, science fair director and director of the STEM Center for K-12 Education, said more than 250 students from grades 3-12 will be on hand at SAU presenting more than 325 science projects. These students were the top three winners in their grades and category at their respective schools.
Elementary awards will be announced at 1 p.m. in the Reynolds Center Grand Hall. Awards for grades 7-12 will be announced at 1 p.m. in Reynolds Center Foundation Hall.
According to the Press Release, judging will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The public will be allowed to view the projects from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the W.T. Watson Gymnasium, after the judging is complete.
A total of 20 schools will represent the following school districts: Bearden, Bradley, Columbia Christian, Emerson, Harmony Grove, Junction City, Lafayette County, Magnolia, Mineral Springs, Taylor, Texarkana, and Westside Christian.
The science fair is supported in part by gifts from the Albemarle Foundation, Altice USA, Suddenlink Communications, the UA Division of Agriculture, and the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Judges for the science fair include representatives from SAU faculty, staff and students, South Central Services Cooperative, Albemarle, Commercial Metals, Magnolia Regional Medical Center, and the SAU community.